AIC387 - Advanced Chinese for Business Purposes C

Unit details

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)

From 2024

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 1: Fengqi Qian
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 1-hour class and 1 x 1-hour seminar per week

Content

This unit is aimed at background speakers of Chinese who wish to pursue a China-related career. It aims to consolidate and extend the practical language skills especially in the fields of commerce, tourism and industry. Emphasis of the program is on how to develop a Chinese essay with a research component, in which Greater China engages. Students will also learn how to present their research findings.

ULO These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit. At the completion of this unit, successful students can: Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
ULO1

Choose a topic and conduct research on a Chinese economic issue or an issue on the Australia-China economic relationship in authentic Chinese or English materials

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO3: Digital literacy

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO5: Problem solving

GLO6: Self-management

GLO7: Teamwork

GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO2

Have skills in processing information from Chinese and English sources

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO3: Digital literacy

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO6: Self-management

ULO3

Write a literature review in Chinese

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO3: Digital literacy

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO5: Problem solving

GLO6: Self-management

GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO4

Write a well-structured and properly referenced essay in Chinese; and

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO3: Digital literacy

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO5: Problem solving

GLO6: Self-management

GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO5

Present their research findings in both oral and written forms of Chinese

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO3: Digital literacy

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO5: Problem solving

GLO6: Self-management

GLO7: Teamwork

GLO8: Global citizenship

Assessment

Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1 - Reading Exercises 800 words
or equivalent (in foreign language)
20% Week 5
Assessment 2 (Group) - Presentation 10-15 minutes 20% Weeks 7 and 8
Assessment 3 - Essay 2400 words
or equivalent (in foreign language)
60% Week 11

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.

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